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    The John Murray Show Wednesday 24 April 2013

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of topical stories, human interest and lifestyle features with Neil Delamere.

    Shane Ross, Finian McGrath's 3-event Betting Accumulator (from Monday's programme)  THE 3 EVENTS ARE....

    1) Sunday 5th May 2013 - Kilkenny v Tipperary, hurling league final: Shane is backing Killkenny @ 8/11 Finian is backing Tipperary @ 5/4

    2) 2000 Guineas Finian is backing Dawn Approach @ 11/8 Shane is backing Cristoforo Colombo @ 10/1

    3) British and Irish Lions Tour to be named captain Finian is backing Brian O’Driscoll @ 7/2 Shane is backing Paul O’Connell @ 5/1

    If all three of Finian’s come in, you’ll get €120 back on a fiver bet. If you put €5 on Shane’s three, and they come in, you’ll win approximately €570

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    Scrubs Tweeter

    Zach Braff, who plays JD in Scrubs, the US TV comedy set in the fictional 'Sacred Heart Hospital'. Following an announcement Zach made on twitter, little did he realise that he was opening himself up to a whole new world of Irish Slang! Joining Neil on the line to tell us more is Ciara Featherston.

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    Singing with the three Sopranos

    As the John Murray Show has joined forces with the RTE Symphony Orchestra & the three wonderful sopranos, Celine Byrne, Cara O'Sullivan & Regina Nathan, we offered four lucky listeners a chance to sing on stage with the sopranos. Joining Neil are Lori Melia, Sean O'Mara, Padraig Connaughton & Wendy Thibault.

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    Dublin's Spire

    It is over 10 years since Dublin's landscape was changed forever & given a brand new, very shiny & very, very tall Spire! John Murray recently went to the Spire & met with engineer Michael O'Neill along with playwright & director Peter Sheridan.

    Peter Sheridan’s show, Break a Leg, can be seen at Dun Laoghaire’s Pavilion Theatre on Thursday 25th April at 8pm. Tickets from 01 231 2929 or www.paviliontheatre.ie. It then tours to the following venues…

    Saturday 27th April Draíocht, Blanchardstown

    Monday 29th April Bewleys Café Theatre – lunchtime until Friday 24th May

    Saturday 4th May Droichead Arts Centre as part of the Drogheda Arts Festival

    Saturday 11th May Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford

    Friday 24th May Tipperary Excel arts centre

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    What's Your Problem - Conundrum follow up - Gentle Parenting

    We received a big reaction to our mother's dilemma played on yeterdays programme, with John Bela Reilly's latest conundrum. Neil reads a few examples of the responses we received from our listeners.

    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition"


    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.

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